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    September 18, 2012
    5:30 - 6:00am EDT  

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the rain leading to a hectic commute. more coming up in a few. harford county, a lot of rain this morning, they are drying out now, now it's too late. because you have an accident. also more wet weather moving in, in to the afternoon. a chance for thunderstorms and some thunderstorms could be strong to severe. we will keep our eyes out for that, maryland's most powerful radar, looking drier, from the last time i showed you this, the bulk of the rain towards the west and also in pennsylvania this morning. if you are traveling along i- 70, dealing with light rain showers across the area, frederick, walkersville, woods bureau, western maryland, heavier rain across the area. couple ber lands, you have the yellows and oranges and moderate rainfall across the
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area. now a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook. as you mentioned the rain is slowing down a little bit up in harford county, bel air, we are dealing with an accident on main street, at homestead street. here is a live look outside, 95, route 543, no delays but the roads are going to be slick. that will be the case in baltimore county. a live look at the harrisburg expressway, knot way, north of the beltway. an 1 minute ride, traveling southbound from 695, all the way downtown to east fayette street. the beltway, no delays from parkville, up towards towson, the west side, that will remain clear. no problems traveling that outer loop from 795, towards 95, you are looking at an 11
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minute ride. meagan, over to you. the chicago teachers strike still on after both sides appeared headed to a resolution at the end of last week, now it turns out, mayor rob emmanuel is appealing to ends the strike. activists are supporting the chicago teachers. sherrie johnson is live this morning with what is happening in our area. >> reporter: a group of activists will be coming out here this afternoon, right here at the intersection of cold spring and falls road in front of western high school. basically, they will hit the picket line, after that, they will have a news conference, talking about their show of support for chicago teachers. they want to support teachers defying big business and mayor. they want to show support for folks making sacrifices for students, teachers, workers and communities everywhere. a chicago judge has scheduled a hearing on a possible injunction to end the chicago
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teachers strike for wednesday at 10:30 a.m., chicago city attorneys filed a brief saying the strike is illegal by the time a judge hears the case the union may have voted to end the strike. the union is scheduled to meet at 3:00 p.m. >> the fact that they can't be in classs is disappointing to me. that's where they need to b. we are losing ground every day they are not there. >> please go back to work. put our kids in school. >> they need time to go back to the members and think clearly about what this represents. we have gone without pay for fife days. that's an important decision that wasn't made lightly. when they come back they want to do it with a clear conscience. >> reporter: a number of those activists will gather here in front of western high school about 3:30 this afternoon, again to hit the picket line and hold a news conference. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. the suspect in the murder trial of an elderly pikesville
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couple, he has been found overdosed at hotel room in oklahoma. when police took in long to the emergency room, there was a hit on his name in the system. this suspect, long, is the victim's grand zonks vaughn and margerie pepper were found dead last week in their home. detectives traveled to oklahoma for the investigation but haven't been able to talk to long because of his current condition. how far would you go to get the prized parking shot? police say an edgewood woman went too far, in a parking rage incident it happened in white marsh. linda so is live this morning, at county police headquarters. >> reporter: she got so angry over the spot, she took matters in to her hands and ended up in jail and faces first and second degree assault and bail set at a million dollars. brandy aims in edgewood got in to a fight with another woman over a parking spot outside the staples store at the avenue in
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white marsh. aims got back in to her car, hit the woman and pinned her against another car. that's not all, an innocent bystander became her second tart when aims saw the person trying to get a tag number and take pictures, she drove in to that victim and hit her as well. shoppers can't believe it went that far. >> the farthest i would go is horn how honking and yelling. people are crazy. >> reporter: the second victim was able to give police enough information so they could arrest aims at her home on monday. linda so, abc2 news. sentencing for former penn state football coach, jerry sandusky set for october 9th. according to documents posted on the pennsylvania court's website. the sentencing is expected to take place after a hearing to determine if sandusky is a sexually violent predator.
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sandusky was convicted in june of 45 counts of sexually abusing young boys over a 15- year period. he faces more than 400 years in prison. when you think of hoarders you think of cats or a bunch of garbage around the house. one man, what was hiding in his home revealed he is a rich man. he died in his home in nevada, this from a heart attack. when the house was put up for sale, the realtor asked if a neighbor wanted to take a look. some of his belongings outrageous what they uncovered, it was beyond expectation. >> we thought it was ammunition. opened it up and it was rolls of $20 gold pieces. i never seen that much gold in my life or coins that old. >> the gold is worth $7 million. he also had $200 in his bank account. they were stock accounts.
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$165,000, and $12,000 in cash inside the home. despite all of his assets that he had, he didn't have a will. the closest family member they could find is a first cousin in california. after the irs takes their share, the rest could be hers. stay with us this morning, pull them up, that's message from a 9-year-old boys he has something to say to anybody who is walking around in the saggy pants. also get ready to see more of mcclain. how this raven is on a mission.
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you've probably seen people with pants hanging low, a 9 yield boy has a message to people who wear the baggy pants and let them fall down. [music] if pull your pants up. that's lil man, he saw a lot of people in his neighborhood with pants hanging low and wanted to let them know it was time.
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>> it's disrespecting themselves and others who have to watch that. they are and all the negativity, they want to act like they are bad. >> and be cool. >> you don't think it's cool? >> no. >> he got attention, the may r you of brooklyn has a cameo in his video, saying every day in brooklyn is pull your pants up day. do you think it's time for the trend to go? >> that should have never been a trend. pull your pants up, people. i'm telling you. there is a little public service announcement from lynette charles. pull the pants up. >> exactly. you might want to put on the rain pants for today. that's what we have on the most powerful radar. most of the action now is to the west and the north. pennsylvania, redding, allen town, i-83, york, you are going to deal with the wet weather this morning as we go in to the afternoon, a better chance for
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showers and thunderstorms, don't forget the rain gear, it's going to be foggy. temperature at 69, the humidity will continue as we go in to the afternoons with a thunderstorm, strong to severe, going to keep our eyes peeled for that. good morning, the rain is already leading to a hectic commute, harford county, a crash in bel air, that's on main street at homestead street. this accident is right across from from the bel air united methodist church. the roads are going to be slick. be careful as you head out. if you are traveling on 95, no delays from harford, down to baltimore county, white marsh, clear, 15 minutes to travel southbound from the beltway, all the way in to the city. here is what the beltway looks like. the roads going to be slick pause because of all the rain we are dealing with.
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trouble keeps coming for presidential hopeful, mitt romney. we have the latest on how he is answering criticism this morning. details straight ahead. plus what the gop nominee is caught saying on hidden camera that has both campaigns reacting. one kid not happy with a reporter and it's carried on live tv. what made this guy cry, we will talk about it just ahead. male announcer ] we got a real mom and the family car to do an experiment. we put a week of her family's smelly stuff all in at once to prove that febreze car vent clips could eliminate the odor. then we brought her family to our test facility to see if it worked. [ woman ] take a deep breath, tell me what you smell. something fresh. a beach. a clean house. my new car. [ woman ] go ahead and take your blindfolds off. oh!! hahahaha!!! look at all this garbage!!! [ male announcer ] febreze car. eliminates odors for continuous freshness, so you can breathe happy.
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republican presidential effort now is scrambling to exain a video of mitt romney speaking to a closed meeting of wealthy donors. >> reporter: this morning the romney campaign is in crisis mode, scramble ing to explain a secretly recorded tape where romney tells donors, half of all americans see themselves as victims. mother jones, a left leans magazine posted clips of romney talking at a fundraiser in may. mother jones didn't release the full remarks. the candidate says there is a number of americans who will vote for president obama no matter what. >> there are 47% of the people who will vote for the president no matter what. 47% with him, who are -- who believe they are victims and the government has a
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responsibility to care for them who believe they are entitled to health care, to food, housing, to you name it. the campaign manager says in a statement it is shocking that a candidate for president of the united states would go behind closed doors and delair to a group of donors that half of the american people view themselves as victims entitled to handouts and unwilling to take personal responsibility for their lives. at a press conference, romney tried to explain his words. >> it's not elegantly stated. of course individuals are going to take responsibility for their life and my campaign is about helping people take responsibility and becoming employed again. >> reporter: he hopes all of
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his lemarks will be released he says. a big focus on athletes and concussions, football players today. the ravens are kicking off a new campaign about concussion, unveiling a service announcement that features mcclain and featuring the team's doctor, too. you have to see this video, reporter from denver, colorado, not too popular with a toddler. the thing played out on live tv. dan was covering a fall festival for good day, colorado. >> we got to go to drew, the farm kids. how are you doing? right now, he can't say anything. he is saying, ee, mc squared. get the camera off my face. ly take the cantaloupe -- i will take the cantaloupe. >> oh, no.
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dan, don't make him cry. [crying] >> reporter: i love that kids. >> way to go, dan. way to make a baby boy cry on live television. >> reporter: he is happy now. >> what is wrong with him? the child stopped crying and seemed to warm up a little later. the reporter started dancing. look at that face. are you going to be able to make it through the weather, you are almost in tears from laughing. look at his face. that is the funniest thing. satellite and radar, not picking up on a lot of rain right now across the area. most of the rain is pushed up to the north, but we have plenty of rain back towards the south and west, that's going to be moving in, through the remainder of the morning and this afternoon. a cold front moving in, coupled with the moisture and that's when we will have the chance for severe weather.
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now, we are breezy, especially around easton, a 12 miles an hour sustained wind and this is coming from the south, helping the temperatures to boost up a bit as well. 15 dc, 6 baltimore, once the front passes tomorrow, we will be dealing with windy conditions as well. now, though, we see the temperatures in the 70s, shady side, easton, 72 degrees, chester town 69. 68 bel air. we saw rain falling this morning and accidents out there. at the sufas, we are humid, rain off towards the west, behind the cold front we will get breezy and dry and albring in cooler air for tomorrow. future trend, picking up on a wet commute and in to this evening. isolated tornados and damaging winds, today's temperature, 78 degrees by tonight 61s the storms and showers will taper off, 73 by tomorrow k he is a check of the seven-day forecast, as we will dry out nicely by the end of the week. now a check of the time saver
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traffic with loren cook. good morning, tell us how the road are looking. you will want to expect reduced visibility in addition to the rain. the rain cleared up in harford county in the bel air area. we are left with an accident on main street at homestead street. the accident scene is across the bel air united methodist church. be careful if you are headed to 95, the roads are going to be slick, harford to baltimore counties the rain coming down hard in north maryland, in baltimore, hunt valley, harrisburg, no delays. expect slippery conditions. as we look at 695, here in overly, bel air, nothing to get in your way, inner loop, 95 and outer loop, clear towards towson. her father has been gone for a year and she was having what she thought was an ordinary day at school. a big surprise one student got
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her father. she is from wisconsin and thought it would be another day at school until her father showed up. he has been serving overseas in bosnia for a year. there were a lot of tears and smiles. there he is surprising her and one family is happy to be back together. >> we hope that everything goes, there is no trouble in the world that causes me to come back and out of retirement. >> she is 13. it takes a lot off of her to not have to worry about her father being away. >> her mother coordinated this with the school principal. we love those stories. stay with us, a story of hope and courage, the fight to live another story that we love to tell you about. hearing from people who fought through a devastating diagnosis and managed to overcome the odds. what you can do to help this morning. renovations are complete. the makeover that one station is going to be getting, maybe
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it will make your commute easier. details straight ahead.
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another day on the picket line and out of the classroom. a group will gather at a high school to show support for chicago teachers.